arc |
any curved line; anything shaped like a bow or curve. [1/4 definitions] |

arch^{1} |
to form an arch or curve in. [1/5 definitions] |

asymptote |
in mathematics, a straight line that approaches but never meets a curve. |

babirusa |
a wild pig of the East Indies, the male of which has tusks that grow up through the snout and curve backward toward the eyes. |

bandy-legged |
having legs that curve outward; bowlegged. |

bell curve |
see bell-shaped curve. |

bell-shaped curve |
a graphic representation of a statistically normal frequency distribution, which resembles the outline of a bell; bell curve. |

bend |
a curved thing, section, or area; curve. [1/10 definitions] |

bow^{2} |
to bend or curve so as to resemble a bow. [1/7 definitions] |

bow window |
a bay window built in a curve outward from a building. |

break |
of a pitch in baseball, to curve sharply. [1/25 definitions] |

cardiogram |
the curve drawn by an electrocardiograph in recording the mechanical movements of the heart, used in the diagnosis of heart defects and disease; electrocardiogram. |

chord^{1} |
a line segment connecting two points on a curve. [1/3 definitions] |

circle |
a closed curve along which every point is the same distance from a fixed center point. [1/8 definitions] |

closed |
in mathematics, of or pertaining to a curve that encloses an area and has no end points. [1/6 definitions] |

compass |
(often pl.) a hinged instrument for drawing circles and arcs, with one leg ending in a point used as the pivot and the other ending in a pencil or pen that traces a curve as it is turned. [2/9 definitions] |

conic section |
in geometry, a curve, such as an ellipse, hyperbola, or parabola, created by the intersection of a plane and a right circular cone. |

crook |
to bend, curve, or hook. [1/5 definitions] |

crumhorn |
an early double-reed wind instrument, the tube of which terminates in a curve or crook. |

curvature |
a measure of the degree of a curve. [1/3 definitions] |

curve |
see curve ball. [3/7 definitions] |